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    Compression release made easy?

    I believe that most actual period CR values lift the exhaust valve. This is what Kohler has in the big singles, but also have electric star, don't think you would ever pedal start one. You are welcome Mr.B yours bike is a big inspiration, and guide on my build. Now to get back on...
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    Compression release made easy?

    Here is the build of it https://motorbicycling.com/threads/excalibur-09.37011/ lot of lesions to be learned here, on this fantastic build.........Curt
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    79cc predator exhaust smoke

    No need for new plugs every time, just get a small stainless brush and brush it in between checks............Curt
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    advice on 79cc transmission

    Yes and you can buy a adjustable pulley for jack shaft to make some ratio change, with just a belt tightener............Curt
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    Yes the only way to live, I have been after lake place sale, now to get ride of excess baggage I collected..........Curt
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    So glad to here that Pete, AMEN!..........Curt
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    China Motor with HP Carb Barely Running Only With Choke Off

    Yep, may have to sand new head also, chances are it may not be flat...........Curt
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    2 Stroke Engine Rebuild

    LOL that post was in 2011, don’t think you will get a reply.............Curt
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    Help with type of oil. Please and thank you

    Don't use the china specks 24 to 1 to start and after break in 40 to 1...........Curt
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    China Motor with HP Carb Barely Running Only With Choke Off

    If you do use Heli Coil make sure you drill straight, and the motor top you call a cap is called a head, best.........Curt
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    Already have here Steve, Helping my son rebuild his house and now sheet rocking, he was telling me today the price of a 2x4 is doubled what we payed last June. So many people decided to work at home this year with the COVID19 going on. Just watching the news and showing ceilings coming down with...
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    To those that don't know, frost goes down at 45 degree angle, so if you cover things with couple inches of foam, far enough out so frost has to go past and down. It won't freeze, this enclouds septic tanks and all. Yes my prayers go out to them in need, and unprepared, triable to have to go...
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    That's not good news, sorta back were it was years ago.
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    None here it takes a lot to get them as a rule. Ice would cause it, had some sleet down in Mpls. caused some traffic trouble............Curt
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    Old Guys Simplex moto-peddle bike

    Yes! I seen that and we are braking up now also +11 today + 41 by Monday they say, gives one a kick in the but feeling...........Curt
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    New to forum have head issues. I just had a leak in the upper head kill my motor.

    #4 Even if your not sure if the head is warped and want to make sure the head is flat. First mark up the sealing surface of the head with a black sharpie pen. While sanding check your work and you'll be able to see any low spots. Sand until all the black sharpie marks are gone. Now it's...
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    Sounds like piston is hitting spark plug...

    Take another oz. of oil and put in gas can, till empty............Curt
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    Bike builders that have machine tools/shops

    Ya that was 20 years ago, LOL the worst I have today is when my granddaughter calls, or the like.........Curt
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    Bike builders that have machine tools/shops

    For sure, use to have to ride box car from south yard up to paper mill some times ( relief job ) face mask and all, longest 10 minute ride in history LOL..............Cuirt
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    Bike builders that have machine tools/shops

    Yep hibernating until Tuesday, had to go give my granddaughter a jump this morning, the only time out today. I have worked in this type of weather, and colder, lots of cloths, but no longer have to. ..........Curt